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FOX Business
Feb 19, 2013 3:00pm EST
to? you got the u.s. dollar to play in here as well. >> yeah, well, we have seen treasury yields hovering at the 2%. it's an uncertain on which way they are going to go, you know, if you start to see the equities back off, october, -- of course yields gain in value and there could be panic in the market with people searching for the volatility index or a play like gold or silver. gold is hovering at 1600. there's questions about whether or not it gets a bounce back up or not. liz: weird that platinum and palladium move higher by more than a full percentage point and yet gold and silver moving down? >> it's a story out of south africa right now. there's supply and demand restatements from out of there. over the weekend, there's talk about gunfire, and thank god it was rubber bulleted used. about nine different mining workers there. there were injuries, and as a result of that, there's also that threat for labor disputes. prices should continue to rise on that disruption. >> let's watch that. again, as pointed out, rightly so, elliot, and we've seen that in the markets that sometim
FOX Business
Feb 13, 2013 3:00pm EST
runs one of the top private funds in the u.s. it is a fox business exclusive. and will today be the day? will the dow take at its all-time high "countdown to the closing bell" begins right now. ♪ liz: looks like we might get there, but hi, everybody. i'm liz claman. the last hour of trading. selling started to pick up. stocks are trading near session lows. the nasdaq has lost a lot of the steam that it had earlier taking a look at the dow jones industrials to lower by 62 points, though of the session down 64, one and a half% from its all-time highs. that, of course, is the number that goes back to october in 2007. the s&p 500 can't make any of the green state down about two points. ec the nasdaq of three points. of more than 11 points. of course the nasdaq to the opposite. it was down. today we have a teeny bit of green of the screen. taking a look at the dow jones industrials coming-. a few pockets of strength. led by general a electric. $0.72. not bad. procter and gamble. ge moving higher. the remaining 49% stake in nbc universal. comcast. mcdonald's is also one of the laggers,
FOX Business
Feb 18, 2013 3:00pm EST
afternoon everybody. i'm liz claman. happy president's day. yes, the u.s. markets are closed, but we are open for business. and good thing at that, breaking news in just the last hour and a half, the "wall street journal" reporting that office max and office depot are in talks to merge. sources say the talks are fluid, could still fall apart, but an announcement could come as early as this week. office depot is the bigger of the two with a market value of about 1.3 billion dollars. while office max, about 933 million dollars. both have pretty much skyrocketed over the second half of last year. now, according to sources, the deal is expected to be stock for stock exchange. the possible merger could help the two office supply retailers team up against the 800 pound gorilla in the group, staples. would the deal get regulatory approval is a very important question because you may remember an attempt by staples and office depot to merge was blocked back in 1997 by the federal trade commission. but now growing competition with other chain stores and on-line retailers like amazon have lower
FOX Business
Feb 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
as well. with a lack of value in treasuries and with $7 trillion in u.s. savings accounting making zero, the path of least resistance for equities is going to be higher. liz: elliot, there's not resistance on oil moving higher 48 cents for crude, but taking into account what the dollar is doing here. >> always. crude moves in drabs, liz. upticking recently, but a move in a $97 product is nothing to mention. it's interesting. i hear a lot of talk here, bull markets and how crude is joining the bulls. you know, for the majority of people out this, they don't want crude. you know, people talk about, you know, there's a supply and demand, people have money, buy more gas, and i don't buy into that philosophy. i think, like, i don't know, i think crude should be lower, but, you know, it's following the bulls higher. liz: don't fall into the trap, thinking it should go lower. good to see all of you. thank you so much, gentlemen, some of the favorite traders. how will the justice department attempt to prove its case that the ratings house standard and poors had a rating crisis, and charlie
FOX Business
Feb 15, 2013 3:00pm EST
here in the u.s.. asia looking sphrong. this man on the screen, he's speaking to us exclusively. find out why vf corp. has become so fashionable. they've been around forever, but what else does he have in the plan? how can he keep northface and timberland hot when so is the weather? that's pretty much a wintery company. we'll talk to eric wiseman in a fox business exclusive coming up president -- ♪ twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out o10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. more "likes." more tweets. so, beginning today, my son brock and his whole team will be our new senior social media strategists. any questions? since we make radiator valves wouldn
FOX Business
Feb 7, 2013 3:00pm EST
is just rolling along firing on all cylinders in the u.s. how long will the good times last? autonation's ceo talking to us exclusively about sales, the american consumer, as well as big plans for 2013. and the new app for the android world. the ceo tells us exclusively how it all translates into dollars and cents. countdown begins right now. >>> good afternoon everybody. i'm liz claman. welcome to countdown to the closing bell. it is the last hour of trading. there's a fair amount of red on the screen, but nothing horrific. check out the dow 30. most of the blue chips are down, but american express and coca-cola are defying the laws of gravity along with a couple other names including boeing. united technologies, and travelers. okay. the best levels still since the fall of 07. none of the major indices are anywhere near down a percent. that strength is helping the dow minimize its losses. taking a look at the s&p 500. it's down 4. we have the nasdaq down 12. but still for the s&p 7 points above the 1500 level. not bad. that gives it a little bit of breathing room. in terms
FOX Business
Feb 25, 2013 3:00pm EST
? >> you have an expiration tomorrow, the options, and adjusted weather patterns throughout the u.s. coming here, forecast really making people get out probably a little bit earlier than they thought. with natural gas is essentially will be that high. topping out at 250, and we will go down from there. ashley: let me finish very quickly on the hocus-pocus equity markets. obviously all eyes on washington, to pierce the automatic spending cuts will kick in, if at all ready in the market? >> i would not be surprised to see an equity market rally. it is funny to hear from the hocus-pocus as ben bernanke has been inflating the bubble in the bond market so we will see how long the hocus-pocus stays in that market. ashley: very good, the phrase of the day. thank you for joining us for today's floor show. really appreciate it. the world congress kicking off in barcelona, the top priority for many companies, mobile payments. you can hear a lot about it if you haven't already. encouraging customers to throw away the plastic, massacre unveiling new digital payment system, masterpass. joining u
FOX Business
Feb 20, 2013 3:00pm EST
, down demand, looking at the world's largest supplier of oil for the moment the u.s. may trump them eventually. major weakness in gold. we now have equities down pretty much the lows of the session. i am pulling up the dow chart, still a few names that tend to look a little bit weak at the moment. bank of america, caterpillar down, but what is going on that would cause a 60-point is lost? >> on top of all the things you mentioned, you have to sequester on the first of march and the market now up 7%. so i think probably taking money off the table anyway with all these negative things on top of it and this is what you're getting. we were very surprised the market was going up as well but had been most of the day. in the last few minutes the market has come in a nothing we didn't already know. liz: there is the belief that initially there is the first wave of what is happening with the fed minutes, and then it climbed back up, able to get down to about 12 points, 14-point and now 92 points to the downside. it is continuing to get a little worse minute by minute. >> and it will probably
FOX Business
Feb 4, 2013 3:00pm EST
trade which buffett highlighted, the u.s. is not going to default, but the reason they downgraded us was political dysfunctionality, liz. and that's a theme we remain with, dysfunctionality, deleverage. liz: david darst is coming up with five names in a minute for your portfolio. so stay tuned. i'm so thrilled to have you here on a day like this where we're falling. people get a little nervous. don't be david says. the closing bell ringing in exactly 50 minutes. whole foods a favorite on wall street over the years, with its stellar margins, steady traffic in stores, strong growth and it all started as a dream that co ceo and co founder john mackey says still operates as a dream in his mind and in the shareholders minds it should. the tenets of mackey's conscious capitalism. he's going to outline these for you. will it work for you and your company? he says it will. you need to hear it. it's a fox business exclusive. ♪ i'm a conservative investor. but that doesn't mean i don't want to make money. i love making money. i try to be smart with my investments. i also try to keep my costs
FOX Business
Feb 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
world's largest cable company has just been born and it involves the virgin. the u.s. cable giant with many properties in europe. up until now nothing in the uk. rich media stock jumped in the past few days. down a bit today. speculation of the 16000000000----stock deal. this deal still faces regulatory approval, potential counterbids, and questions of competition. mike freeze spoke with me about the landmark acquisition and why he feels is so exciting. >> number one, we are creating the largest cable company in the world 25 million customers commander business thrives on a scale always has and will. morse code gives us the opportunity we need to it drive efficiencies and margaret -- margins. secondly, complementary to our own growth profile and enhances free cash flow for our business which gives us the opportunity to continue buying back stock. $9 billion of the shares since it started and just announce another three and a half billion dollar buyback. so it meets all of the main criteria that we have, growth, scale, and free cash flow and allows us to keep capital structure levered a
FOX Business
Feb 1, 2013 3:00pm EST
that 47 minutes. manitowoc at the heart of the u.s. made in america industrial economy making cranes, equipment for restaurants, right now business is looking good. but which part? it may surprise you. quarterly revenue jumping 10%. manitowoc ceo, fox business exclusive, telling us whether the economy is gaining ahead of steam, regardless, his company is doing very well. again a fox business exclusive. he's only talking to you and us. first though super bowl xlvii, forget the game; right? it is all about the commercials, but no matter who wins, niners or ravens, some technology companies will shine. which ones? we're going to talk about that when the closing bell returns. twins. i didn't see them coming. i have obligations. cute obligations, but obligations. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives
FOX Business
Feb 22, 2013 3:00pm EST
the u.s. combination of all that. the third thing is the network is growing at 20-25% compound growth rate. the show's strong reason increasing network you get financial leverage and eps and earnings and cash flow. ashley: and a time when consumers are starting to feel the pinch, they are prepared to pay a little bit more to enjoy the imax experience. >> the way we think of it is like an affordable luxury. a family might cut back and going on an extravagant vacation or an expensive restaurant, but for three or $4 more you can really feel a sense of getting away, being transported. that's what imax really does. it seems to be tapping into this feeling. ashley: of interest about the technology. is that changing? what impact does that have on you? >> the technology is always evolving. we are really an end to end solution focus on the very high end. one of the things that is changing is our cameras are used. you're going to see more films film been part with imax cameras were to our unique aspect ratio. going into this year to one star trek, every exterior seen outside of the enter
FOX Business
Feb 11, 2013 3:00pm EST
meeting of ministers who are concerned about the yen going to new lows hurting exports to the u.s. and then of course more to it than that the group of 7 ministers are now worried about currency fluctuations. that put the dollar up. putting the dollar up makes gold more expensive in many currencies. cheryl: but that wouldn't explain really the kind of longer story here of gold. i don't know, felt so safe in gold for all those years, maybe i'm looking at stocks. >> well, the stocks were up a lot. and this up in the stocks was a headwind for gold for asset allocaters who need to buy something that's always performing. and gold wasn't performing because it's misunderstood. people who buy gold are buying to preserve purchasing power, and they are worried about inflation. now, we've had low interest rates, anti-inflationary. we've had a good stock market, which also is a headwind for gold. and then all of a sudden, if you realize that the values of currencies have made gold more expensive, especially in those countries like india, japan, which is on holiday, china of course. cheryl: again,
FOX Business
Feb 26, 2013 3:00pm EST
license to keep going. liz: we were doing that too in the u.s. a little bit with the fed; right? >> everybody is somewhat afraid of being too strong, so there is -- i won't call it a currency war, but there is certainly currency skirmishes, what we have been doing is similar to what other nations have been doing. we have been making everything more liquid which affects the dollar and the dollar weakens. liz: it seems obvious that the yen would continue to weaken and that a lot of people are shorting the yen. is that a trade that could turn and move quickly? >> it could in terms of a short-term reaction toward where it's been going. i think in the long run the yen probably has more to go. liz: i have to ask you about exchanges. the cme obviously was not part of the big acquisition, the big merging trade that we've seen lately. of course the nyse joining with the i.c.e., there is a rumor, i'm not shocked that you probably know about this, that the deutsche boerse and the cme may very well hook up. would you be in support of that kind of thing? >> i'm not going to comment on anythi
FOX Business
Feb 27, 2013 3:00pm EST
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FOX Business
Feb 28, 2013 3:00pm EST
. liz: we got a situation where the u.s. government is suing standard and -- well, the parent company of standard and poors, mcgraw hill. would that affect people -- goes back to the financial crisis and how they mispriced, misrated certain financial instruments leading up to the financial crisis, but whatever happens there, does it affect a bond bondholder in any way, shape, or form out there? >> if the worst case happened, and the government effectively puts standard and poors out of business, that makes it hard to determine the rating of the credit rating of bonds, and it would trail ill liquidity in the market. i don't think that happens. liz: hit a five year high or retreat? >> we are staying where we are, possibly higher. there's no reason, no alternative. unless we hit a sudden bad bump in the economy, which is not the data we see now, i think equities are okay in the short term. liz: mason, i don't know what to think of what you told he. one side or the other. i'm a little confused. we'll watch everything as it develops. thank you very much. >> thank, liz. liz: mason, interact
FOX Business
Feb 8, 2013 3:00pm EST
getting better. we saw this this morning with the data out of china and the u.s. i think people are continuing to feel better, and as long as they are feeling better, they are going to take that money that hasn't been working and going to put it in the stock market. liz: alan, i'm a little surprised by the fact that heating oil on a day where we have this unbelievable storm supposedly bearing down on the east coast, heating oil has a little gain of 4 pennies and also have rbob gasoline moving up just 6 pennies, 2% gain here but crude is in the reverse, down 14 cents. >> i think it's spelling out for us that there's -- product is a little tighter. i think we have another 2 to 3 weeks before they start coming off. there's enough supply in the marketplace that even an interruption from a big storm, still doesn't make it go up. liz: i will tell you what is going up is brent. do you at this point go long brent and short west texas intermediate which is here in the u.s. because the spread keeps widening? >> not yet. right now what i see is that pipeline, it is going to help out. there's s
FOX Business
Feb 14, 2013 3:00pm EST
the largest food acquisition on record to spike the markets, trading mixed in a narrow range. u.s. airways, we have turbulence there. it is down about 8% and change. this, as the rumor becomes the news. u.s. airways merging with asr, parent of american airlines, the deal that creates the world's largest character. sketchers off to the races, shares are skyrocketing here, a nice move of 12%, the maker of mens and women's footware with whether or not blowout numbers, and we got the shoes, yeah, thanks to strong demand, up believable demand for shoes in retail stores, wholesale business, women's, domestic, everything looking good. what's getting the american consumer on board with sketchers? coming up, on the run with sketcher's ceo, a fox business exclusive. let's get to that match made in hog heaven as in food hfn. 3g capital buying ketchup maker, heinz. yes, you heard it correctly, heinz. the transaction valued at $28 billion, the largest ever for the food industry. taking a look at what it is, $72.50 a share. that's a 20% premium, and, you know, actually, initially, you have the
FOX Business
Feb 21, 2013 3:00pm EST
unions care about this? guess what, the u.s. chamber opposes a lot of their political agenda. obamacare was very much lobbied by big labor and by the obama administration. what they have done is they have bombarded the sec with comment letters on this issue. what we understand is ttat the sec in april will be making some determination on where they go with this. it will be the first big regulatory issue that mary jo white, she probably will be confirmed, the question is, does she go for this? this is a huge issue for corporate america. listen, corporations make a lot of disclosures. you give money to aipac, you have to disclose how much. what they do not have to disclose is how much money they give to their trade organization. here is the endgame here. if dell gives 5 million to the u.s. chamber and the u.s. chamber spends 20 million to oppose obamacare-- cheryl: the company's name is attached to it name it, they are politically active, go in and protest for opposing obamacare. >> at the same time, though, the companies, though, it's obvious, don't you think, what the compani
FOX Business
Feb 12, 2013 3:00pm EST
natural gas company that operates in the u.s. acquisition exploration development. there are a lot of companies that do similar things. but there had to have been one thing that grabbed your mind. was it the cash flow? you had mentioned some of the other metrics too. >> yes, the big thing was the explosion in the production. if ou looked at barrel of oil equivalent, measured oil to gas, up like 150% year over year. if you look at big companies you are happy if you get 3 to 5 percent growth, this is unheard of even though it is on a small base, to have 150% production growth and it was statistically very cheap. it was sort of a lay up in the low 20s. as you point out the stock is up about to 33, 34 dollars a show. liz: before we get to your next bonanza creek picks because you always have something new for us. the big picture here is you say there's too much optimism. you have said that for more than a year, scott, and the market has done very well. >> it has because valuations are still reasonable. but if you look on a bottom up basis, most of the s&p estimates are like 110, 111 do
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